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  • Shī`ahs And The Holy Qur`ān

    Shī`ahs believe that “The Qur`ān is the Divine wahi revealed by Allāh Almighty to His greatest Prophet (ṣ) in order to explain everything. It is His eternal miracle which has proven that [...]

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  • An-Noor (The Light)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. سُورَةٌ أَنْزَلْنَاهَا وَفَرَضْنَاهَا وَأَنْزَلْنَا فِيهَا آيَاتٍ بَيِّنَاتٍ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَذَكَّرُونَ {1} [...]

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  • Al-Maaida (The Table)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَوْفُوا بِالْعُقُودِ ۚ أُحِلَّتْ لَكُمْ بَهِيمَةُ الْأَنْعَامِ إِلَّا مَا [...]

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  • Is The Prohibited Tree The Tree of Knowledge?

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: In the lessons of the history of religions we read as follows: What is the forbidden fruit? As [...]

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  • Al-Qamar (The Moon)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانْشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ {1} [Yusufali 54:1] The Hour (of Judgment) is nigh, and the [...]

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  • An-Najm (The Star)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالنَّجْمِ إِذَا هَوَىٰ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 53:1] It is reported by Ibn Abbas that one night, [...]

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  • 46 Al-Ahqaf, Al-Ahqaf: Makki

    46 Al-Ahqaf Al-Ahqaf: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. HA MIM. 2. The revelation of this Book is from God, the mighty and [...]

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  • Attitude of a Muslim Scholar at Human Embryology

    Written By: Dr. Ibrahim B. Syed Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville, KY 40292, USA [Presented at the ISLAMIC ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE IN SCIENCE [...]

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  • Ibrahim (Abraham)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ كِتَابٌ أَنْزَلْنَاهُ إِلَيْكَ لِتُخْرِجَ النَّاسَ مِنَ الظُّلُمَاتِ إِلَى النُّورِ بِإِذْنِ [...]

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  • Al-Qamar (The Moon)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانْشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ {1} [Pickthal 54:1] The hour drew nigh and the moon was rent [...]

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  • Az-Zukhruf (Ornaments of Gold)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Shakir 43:1] Ha Mim. وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Shakir 43:2] I swear by the Book that makes [...]

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  • Al-Hijr (The Rock)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ وَقُرْآنٍ مُبِينٍ {1} [Pooya/Ali Commentary 15:1] For Alif, Lam, Ra huruf [...]

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  • Ar-Ra’ad (The Thunder)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. المر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ ۗ وَالَّذِي أُنْزِلَ إِلَيْكَ مِنْ رَبِّكَ الْحَقُّ وَلَٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ [...]

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  • Al-Anbiyaa (The Prophets)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَ لِلنَّاسِ حِسَابُهُمْ وَهُمْ فِي غَفْلَةٍ مُعْرِضُونَ {1} [Pickthal 21:1] Their reckoning [...]

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  • 91 The Sun, Ash-Shams: Makki

    91 The Sun Ash-Shams: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. I CALL TO witness the sun and his early morning splendour, 2. And the [...]

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  • Adh-Dhaariyat (The Winnowing Winds)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. وَالذَّارِيَاتِ ذَرْوًا {1} [Shakir 51:1] I swear by the wind that scatters far and wide, فَالْحَامِلَاتِ [...]

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  • Ad-Dukhan (The Smoke)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pickthal 44:1] Ha. Mim. وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Pickthal 44:2] By the Scripture that maketh [...]

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  • 73 The Enwrapped, Al-Muzzammil: Makki

    73 The Enwrapped Al-Muzzammil: Makki ________________________________________ In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful. O YOU ENWRAPPED in the cloak (of Prophethood), 2. Keep watch [...]

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  • Ar-Rahman (The Beneficent)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الرَّحْمَٰنُ {1} [Pickthal 55:1] The Beneficent عَلَّمَ الْقُرْآنَ {2} [Pickthal 55:2] Hath made known [...]

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  • Al-Mujaadila (The Pleading Woman)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. قَدْ سَمِعَ اللَّهُ قَوْلَ الَّتِي تُجَادِلُكَ فِي زَوْجِهَا وَتَشْتَكِي إِلَى اللَّهِ وَاللَّهُ يَسْمَعُ [...]

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  • Short Ahadeeth by Imam Al-Hussain (A.S.)

    1. Imam Al-Hussain (peace be upon him) said: Sitting with the intelligent is a sign of successfulness. Disputation with other than the disbelievers is a sign of ignorance. A sign of a scholar is [...]

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  • What The Wahabis Say AboutT Imam Mahdi

    Author : Al-shia.org After propounding the Koran and traditional ar­guments there remains no doubt amongst the Muslims, irrespective of his religion either Sunni, Shiite, Wahabi or non-Wahabi, [...]

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  • The Event of Cloak (Hadith al-Kisa)

    A famous event known as the “Event of the Cloak” was reported in the Shiite books regarding “the verse of purification.” The context of the event is as follows: Jabir Ibn [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hussain (A.S)

    Imam Husain’s Admonition I advise you to adhere to God-fearing, warn you against the difficult days, and show you the signs of Allah. The feared (death) is about to come with its frightful [...]

    Sayings of Imam Hussain (A.S)
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  • Forty Traditions from Imam Mahdi (A.S.)

    1. “I am the Mahdi. I am the Qaem of the time” (Bihar V.52 p.2) 2. “I am the one who will fill it (the earth with justice as it would be full of tyranny”. (Bihar, V.52, [...]

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  • Sunni Traditions on Imam Hussain (A.S)

    In this article, I would like to present some of the traditions recorded in the Sunni collections of the traditions Regarding him: The Messenger of Allah said: “Al-Hasan and al-Husain are [...]

    Sunni Traditions on Imam Hussain (A.S)
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  • Sayings about high status of Fatimah Az-Zahraa (AS)

    By: Faez Karimi Fatimah Az-Zahraa (AS), daughter of Prophet of Allah Muhammad bin Abdullah (SAWW) and Queen of Arabia Khadija-tol Kobra (AS), was born in the holy city of Medinah on Jamadi [...]

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  • The Ahlul Bayt and the Recordation of Hadith

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani It has been uninterruptedly narrated that the Ahl al-Bayt allowed the recordation of the Had?th. Imam `Al? ibn Ab?-T?lib recorded the seventy-cubit book of [...]

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  • Ghadir in Ahadith

    In the tenth year after the migration to Madinah, the year which later became known as Hajjatul Wida’ [The (year of the) farewell Hajj], the Muslims who had accompanied the Noble Prophet [...]

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  • Debates of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ahmad al-Fahri 1. So, woe unto the worshippers, who are neglectful of their prayers, those who (want only) to be seen (by men), but they refuse (to supply even) neighborly needs. [...]

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  • Those Who Prophesied Reappearance of The Imam (A.S) Of The Time

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 255-278 Numerous traditions of the Prophet of Islam and the Infallible Imams (a.s) [...]

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  • The Only Path to Salvation

    By: Abbas Pasandide Introduction Many theories of salvage have been introduced to free humanity from its currant dark chaotic status. From a Quranic point of view, “reform” is considered the path [...]

    The Only Path to Salvation
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  • Imam Sajjad’s (A.S.) Letter

    Imam al-Sajjad (A.S.) in his advising letter to Muhammad Ibn Muslim al-Zuhri: May Allah keep the calamity far from me and you and have mercy on you and keep you away from the fire of Hell, [...]

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  • “Fatimah (A.S.) is the Master of All the Women of the Worlds.”

    In one of these statements (on which both Shiites and Sunnites agree) the Great Prophet (S.A.W.)says: “Fatimah is the master of all the women of the worlds.” Although it is mentioned [...]

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  • The towering status of Eid ul Ghadir

    By: Faez Karimi Hadith no. 1: The ‘Eid of the Khilafat and Wilayat It has been narrated from Ziyad ibn Muhammad that he said, “I went to see Abi ‘Abdillah [Ja’far ibn Muhammad [...]

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  • Attributes Of The Righteous [5]

    Text of Hadith; A mumin is a trust worthy person, he avoids evil, faith is his companion, he loves modesty, he is alert to possible danger and chances of him straying from the path are ever slim, [...]

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  • How Does Prayers Keep a Person Away From Sin?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi & Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: According to Qur’an’s point of view one of the effects of Prayers is that it keeps one away from sins and [...]

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  • Imam Hassan (A.S)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Birth: 15th Holy Ramadhan 3 A.H. in Madina Parents: Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as) & Sayyida Fatima Zahra (as) Titles: Al-Mujtaba Death: 28th Safar 50 A.H. [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah Zahra (A.S.): “A Proof upon the Creation”

    The short lifetime of lady Fatima (A.S.) was not enough for her real rank to be revealed through her words and deeds that were based on the invisible world; this is why she was likened to the [...]

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  • The Holy Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

    Name: Muhammad Parents: Abdullah bin Abdul Muttalib & Aamina binti Wahab Birth: Friday 17th Rabi al-awwal 571 AD, Mecca Death: Monday 28th Safar 11 A.H., Madina Life span: 63 years AN [...]

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  • The Qualities of Character of Imam Muhammad Baqir (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir By: Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 107 – 126 Imam Abu Ja’far (al-Baqir), peace be on him, had all the noble qualities that made him [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah (S.A)

    The great lady, Hazart-e Fatemeh Zahra (SA) was the dear daughter of the Prophet, Mohammad (SW). Some Shiite scholars believed that she was born on 20th of Jamadi-ul-Sani, 5 th A.H. But the [...]

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  • Under The Auspices of Al Husayn and Ali (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir By: Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi – P. 29 – 34 Ima’m Abu’ Ja’far (al-Ba’qir), peace be on him, grew up in the House [...]

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  • Saqqa (One who quenches the thirst); The Celebrated Title Hadrat Abbas (A.S)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) said, “The most superior deed before Allah is to satiate the thirst of the thirsty, even if it be an animal.” (Darrusslam, vol. [...]

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  • Who Are Included in The Ahl al-Bayt ?

    It has been shown that the Family of the Prophet (s) – interchangeably referred to as the Ahl al-Bayt, ‘Itrah and Aal – included his daughter Fatima al-Zahra’, her husband Imam ‘Ali, and [...]

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  • The Establishment of a System of Deputies

    Consider a sect, whom despite its truth, is put under pressure by the government and other political and religious groups. They are slaughtered in the open and in secret, never leaving them a [...]

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  • War with Oppressively Perverse People in SiffĪn

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 243-270 Upon his arrival in Kūfa, Imām did not go to ruler’s palace. The palace, in many years, had been converted [...]

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  • Medina shakes… Prophet (PBUH)’s Daughter Departs

    Written By: Zaynab In the last moments of her life, the time came for Fatima Az-Zahra (A) to tell her spouse the Commander of Faithful Imam Ali (A) her will. Therefore, she told him: This is the [...]

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  • The Marriage Year of Fatima (S.A)

    Fatima (S.A) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 133 – 136 Opinions of the historians and narrators differ from one to another regarding the year of Lady Fatima Zahra’s marriage. [...]

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  • Lady Fatimah (S.A)’s Life At Glance

    Name: Lady Fatima (s.a.) Kuniyat: Ummul Hasan, Ummul Husain, Ummul Aimmah and Ummul Mohsin Title: Zahra, Batool, Siddiqa Kubra, Mubarika, Tahira, and Sayyedatun Nisa. Father: Messenger of Allah, [...]

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  • Birth of Imam Zayn al-Abidin(A.S.)

    The world brightened when Ima`m Zayn al-‘Abidin, peace be on him, was born, for he would split the fountain of knowledge and wisdom in the earth. He would also show, through his behavior, [...]

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  • The Ideal of Womanhood

    By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz Her birth revolutionized the status and position of women after ages of oppression. It gave to the world a practical paradigm for the daughters of Eve to mould their lives [...]

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  • The Value of Knowing The Ahl al-Bayt (A.S)

    Written By: Shaikh Muhammadi Rayshahri The Messenger of Allah (S.A.W): Whomever Allah has bestowed the knowing and the love of my Ahl al-Bayt has actually been granted the whole benevolence. [...]

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  • The Holy Qur’an and Ahlul Bayt (A.S)

    Based on a parallel (Mutawatir) tradition upon whose authenticity all Muslims agree, the Messenger of Allah (AS) informed his followers in several occasions that he would leave them two [...]

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  • The Marriage of Lady Fatima (S.A) with Imam Ali (A.S)

    THE LIFE OF FATIMA AZ-ZAHRA’ By: Allamah Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi P. 97 – 111 When Fatima (a.s.) grew youth, the great companions hurried to the Prophet (a.s.) one after the other so [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah Siddiqah (the Righteous)

    By Abu Alial-Fadl ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Fadl at-Tabrisi (c.468/1076 – 548/1154). Her (‘a) Birth, Names And Epithets The most predominant view in the traditions transmitted by our [...]

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  • Imam Hassan ibn Ali (A.S)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Birth: 15th Holy Ramadhan 3 A.H. in Madina Parents: Imam Ali (a.s) & Sayyida Fatimah al-Zahra (a.s) Death: 7th Safar 50 A.H. in Madina Death Cause: [...]

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  • Hazrat-e-Fatima (S.A)

    The great lady, Hazart-e Fatemeh Zahra (S.A) was the dear daughter of the Prophet, Mohammad (S.W). Some Shiite scholars believed that she was born on 20th of Jamadi-ul-Sani, 5 th A.H. But the [...]

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  • Fadak: the property of Hadrat Fatima Zahra (A.S.)

    Fadak is a controversial issue that has since the death of Rasulullah (s) created an open wound between the Sunni and Shi’a schools of thought. The best summary exists from Sahih Bukhari [...]

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  • Fatima’s House Attacked

    Written By: S.V. Mir Ahmad Ali In compliance with God’s command Baligh maa onzila ilaik-‘ (5:67) the Holy Prophet had inaugurated the serial of Irnamate’ (Divine guidance in [...]

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  • The Duty of Man towards Himself

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i No matter what policy or course of action man pursues in his life, indeed he looks after nothing but his happiness and prosperity. The [...]

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  • Superiority of Islamic Laws

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Undoubtedly, the above two interpretations of justice—which are cited as an example—are in total conflict and disharmony with each other in practice. They seem to [...]

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  • Why Do We Pray Five Prayers In Three Times?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Question: What is the reason that we pray Zuhr-Asr and Maghrib-Isha prayers together, whereas for every Prayer there is a special time and the great leaders of [...]

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  • Social Justice in Islam

    By: Shaykh Muhsin Qara’ati The purpose of our discussion on social justice is to mention those verses of the Holy Qur’an and the traditions through which the Holy Qur’an and our [...]

    Social Justice in Islam
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  • What are The Sources of Shi‘i Jurisprudence {Fiqh}?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: Following the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of the Prophet (S), the Shi‘ah infer religious laws from four fundamental sources: 1. The Book of Allah [...]

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  • Islamic View on Artificial Insemination

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi& Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani Question: What is the Islamic view on Artificial Insemination? (Artificial Insemination means the insertion [...]

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  • Omitting Prayer Intentionally is a Greater Sin

    The greater sin is to omit prayer intentionally. The traditions of Imam Taqi (a.s.), Imam Riďa (a.s.) Imam Mūsa Kadhim (a.s.) and Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) (mentioned in Abdul Azīm’s [...]

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  • AL-Zakat

    The literal meaning of zakat In defining zakat, it is said to have both the meaning of cleansing and nurturing. If zakat’s definition is taken from the root Arabic word, tazkiya meaning [...]

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  • Wuzu in the Holy Qur’an and The Hadith

    By: Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Reza Mudarrisi Yazdi One of the rules on whose necessity and conditions for performing the five daily (obligatory) prayers all the Muslims have consensus is the [...]

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  • Diversity In The Topics of Fiqh

    Author : Imam Reza Network If we study the subjects of FIQH in detail, we find that every one of them is peculiar and singular in itself. There may seem to be some similarity at , first glance, [...]

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  • Jihad in Islam: Defense or Agression

    Ayatullah Shaheed (Martyr) Murtaza Mutahhari A- Christianity’s Protest Against Islam Previously we said that one of the points that, in its own view, the world of Christianity considers to [...]

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  • Eighteen Reasons Why a Muslim Fasts

    Author : Al-Shia.org Ramadhan Every year the month of Ramadhan comes and goes; every year we fast, yet without proper appreciation of the potentials of character building that the fasts hold for [...]

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  • Fasting – A Body/Mind/Spirit Healing

    By: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei Allah the Almighty says in the Qur’an: “And seek (Allah’s) assistance with Patience and Prayer; and truly it is extremely heavy and hard except for those with full [...]

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  • Why do the Shi’ahs Combine Prayers?

    The Shi’ahs acknowledge the five obligatory daily prayers. However, they frequently combine the Zuhr and ‘Asr prayers by offering them consecutively during the time period defined by [...]

    Why do the Shi’ahs Combine Prayers?
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  • The Tendency of Rationalizing The Shari’ah Laws

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Why we have to pray five times a day? Why dogs and pigs are regarded as ritually impure animals? Why an animal slaughtered un-Islamically is forbidden and ritually [...]

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  • The Great Shi’ite Fuqaha (Jurisprudents)

    Author : Imam Reza Network To understand any system thoroughly, it is imperative to get acquainted with its scholars, particularly those who have made significant contribution to its development. [...]

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  • A Religious and Political Journey

    Written by Ayatullah Shaikh Jafar The sixth year of migration was terminating with all its bitter and sweet events when suddenly the Prophet dreamt a pleasant dream that the Muslims were [...]

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  • Facts With Deep Meanings

    Author : Al Balagh Foundation Islam fixed stated times for prayer, and embellished them with a certain precise, accompanying rituals. It stipulates rules for the prayer’s correctness, [...]

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  • Simultaneous Performance of Prayers

    By: Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Reza Mudarrisi Yazdi One of the issues, which is of great attention to the observers and is especially evident in places of pilgrimage like Mecca and Medina, is that [...]

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  • Islamic Economy: Its Ideological and Legal Foundations

    Author: Ayatullah Muhammad Ali Taskhiri Every system, intending to achieve certain goals, must be designed in a realistic manner. Therefore, if the system is supposed to be implemented in order [...]

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  • Hadrat Ibrahim (A.S), The Flag-Bearer of Tawhid

    Translated by Fatima Zabeth Beenesh from the Farsi book “Tarikh i-Anbiya az Adam ta Khatam” by Husain Imadzadeh In Sur e Anbiya سوره انب?ا The Benevolent God addressed: Blasphemy and [...]

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  • Irresponsible Attitudes of the Companions

    Here the following question arises. Given the fact that the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him and his family, proclaimed ‘Ali to be his legatee (wasiyy) and successor (khalifah), [...]

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  • The General Life-Style of the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)

    The other members of the Ahl al-Bayt (AS) are the perfect examples of the education and training of the Holy Prophet (SA). Their characters and life-style resemble the character of the Holy [...]

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  • The Prophetic Mission in Makkah

    Author : Imam Reza Network The First Revelation The Holy Prophet (S) use to spend a lot of his time in the cave of Mount Hira, which is a mountain overlooking the Holy Ka’ba, some three [...]

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  • Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) – Feast of Dhul Asheera

    His father died six month before his birth,and his Grand father(Abdul Mutalib)took responsiblity of bringing him up,at the age of six year he lost her mother too and at the age of 10 once again [...]

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  • The Divine Cultural Revolution

    By: Martyr Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Beheshti In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Lord, open my breast, and ease for me my task. Unloose the knot upon my tongue that [...]

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  • The Last and Final Messenger of God

      By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Muhammad bin `Abdulla-h is the last and final messenger of God. The message he brought from God is known as “al-Isla-m,” and the scripture he was given by God is [...]

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  • We Cry for Hussain (A.S) So did the Prophet of Islam (PBUH)

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  • Infallibility of the Prophets (Part I)

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  • Islamic Faith and Human Perfection

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  • Who was Ibn Saba?

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  • Rights of The Relatives

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  • Secular Democracy and its Philosophical Underpinning

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  • The Various Levels of Perfection in Iman

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  • The Causes Responsible for Materialist Tendencies in the West

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  • The Development of Beliefs Through the Ages

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  • How Did The World Begin?

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  • Rights of Scholars

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  • Rights of Parents and Sons

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  • The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

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  • The Islam Part-III

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  • Islam, the Last Manifestation of Revelation

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  • The Shi’ites During the Imam’s Occultation

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  • The Spiritual Message of Shi’ism

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  • Historical Factors and Shi’ism

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  • Islam is an Institution of Social Justice

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  • Islam and the Question of Violence

    Al-Serat A Journal of Islamic Studies Published by: Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Seyyed Hossein Nasr Vol. XIII, No. 2 Despite the presence of violence in many regions of [...]

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  • Cultural Relations Between Christianity and Shi’i Islam

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  • Attributes of Shias

    The central part of volume 65 of Bihaar Anwar deals with attributes of a Shia and how necessary it is for us all to read this part and discover what vital responsibility has been laid down upon [...]

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  • Why Shi’ah?

    The term “Shi’ah” is an adjective used by Muslims who follow the Imams from the Family of the Prophet (Ahl al-Bayt). They use it not for reasons of sectarianism or for causing [...]

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  • Shī`ahs And The Holy Qur`ān

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  • The Origin of Shiaism

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  • Striving for Right Guidance

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  • Scientific Indications of Resurrection

    By : Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari One of the valuable benefits that have been derived from the ceaseless progress of experimental science is that it has proven the possibility of the [...]

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  • What Non-Muslims Say About Islam

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  • The Sincere Shia

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  • Shi‘ism among the Different Tribes

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  • The Shi‘ah-Populated Places during the Second Century Hijri

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami At the beginning of the second century AH, Shi‘ism extended beyond the frontiers of the Arabian Peninsula and Iraq as it encompassed the entire Muslim domain. In view [...]

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  • Scientific Indications of Resurrection

    By : Ayatullah Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari One of the valuable benefits that have been derived from the ceaseless progress of experimental science is that it has proven the possibility of the [...]

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  • Karbala & Humanity

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  • Devotion Among Animals Revealing The Work of God

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  • Jabir Ibn Haiyan: the Father of Chemistry

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  • The Geographical Expansion of Shi‘ism

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami It is certain that the first center of Shi‘ism had been the city of Medina and the pioneering Shi‘ah among the companions {sahabah} of the Prophet (S) lived in that [...]

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  • Who is Responsible for Education?

    Civilization gradually developed with time, and many types of social and cultural factors, were responsible for its progress. As already noted education plays a fundamental role in building human [...]

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  • Human Behavior and Its Organization

    Published by: Al-Balagh Foundation Introduction Praise be to Allah. Who created man and inspired him with knowledge and high ideals, and peace be upon Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) and his infallible [...]

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  • The Demographic Concentration of the Shi‘ah

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami As stated earlier, during the first three centuries AH, the Shi‘ah were scattered across and living in many parts of the Muslim lands. Yet, the demographic [...]

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  • Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq’s Contribution to the Sciences

    Below are extracts from the book “The Great Muslim Scientist and Philosopher – Imam Jafar Ibn Mohammed As-Sadiq (a.s.)” This book is a translation of “Maghze Mutafakkir Jehan Shia”, the [...]

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  • Islamic Government According to Imam Ali [a]

    Author : Aim Islam Upon appointing Malik Al-Ashtar as the governor of Eygpt, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib [a] sent a letter advising Malik in his post. This letter is an invaluable document [...]

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  • Islamic Economy: Its Ideological and Legal Foundations

    Every system, intending to achieve certain goals, must be designed in a realistic manner. Therefore, if the system is supposed to be implemented in order to serve human life, particularly in the [...]

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  • Islam’s Ideal Form of Democracy

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  • Morality of Imam Hasan (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 197-199 Quoting his grandfather, Imam al-Sadiq (a.s) has reported: [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Zayn al-`Abidin (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 204-210 A relative of Imam Zayn al-`Abidin was standing beside him, [...]

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  • Family Life of Hazrat Fatima (S.A)

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  • Thankfulness (Shukr)

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  • The Islamic Opinion about Education

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  • Tawassul

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  • The True Imam (Imam Hasan al-Askari (as))

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  • The Holy Qur’an and Ahlul Bayt (A.S)

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  • Being Kind to Children

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  • Why Should We Follow the Family of The Holy Prophet (PBUH)?

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  • The Spiritual Message of Shi’ism

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  • The Best of Actions

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  • The Great Abu Talib (A.S.) [Poem]

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  • Karbala & Humanity

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  • Attributes Of The Righteous [1]

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    The Life of Muhammad (PBUH) By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Abdullah al-Shahin p. 397-437 A good collection of short maxims has been transmitted from the Prophet (a.s.) that [...]

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